Welcome to Berkeley City Ballet

A community non-profit for 46 years.
Directed by Elizabeth Godfrey since 2000.

 «Berkeley City Ballet is the best school to learn real ballet. It is the most thorough and consistent ballet program in the East Bay.» BCB Parent

«BCB Pre-Professional students receive such excellent training that they are prepared to audition and enter summer programs and schools such as the San Francisco Ballet School. My son,  attended San Francisco Ballet School for two summers in a row and has now been accepted on full scholarship to the school full-time to continue his training. My daughter was also accepted to attend the Lines Summer Intensive twice.» BCB Parent

«BCB is not just a school of ballet. It is a school of life! Students learn so much about life and who they are on many levels.» BCB Parent


Coronavirus update:
BCB is closed:
All Classes are online.
Enroll now for Session 5.
Once you enroll, a link to take classes will be sent to you.

BCB appreciates your patronage:
As a small, local non-profit of 46 years, we rely heavily on your support to continue to be able to offer classes and employ teachers.
BCB can't do this without you.
Help keep BCB dancing by enrolling in Session 5.
We look forward to dancing with you again!

Sign up for Summer! BCB is offering:
~Weekly Classes: Session 5
~Dance Camps have been cancelled.
~Pre-Professional Summer Workshops: info here

Enroll for Session 5: June 15-August 15 now!

~Session Dates 2019-2020:

Each Session is approximately 10 weeks. Students enroll each Session.
Pre-Professional Classes: August 26-June 13 (40 weeks)
Session 1: August 26-November 2
Session 2: November 4-January 25
Session 3: January 27-April 11
Session 4: April 13-June 13
Session 5: June 15-August 15

~Visiting Days and Performances:
For all: Pre-Ballet and Ballet Basics Classes
(unless notified)
Week of October 28: Visiting Days
Week of January 20: Performances
Week of April 6: Visiting Days
Week of June 8: Performances

~BCB Boys Program
To encourage boys to dance, BCB offers one free session (registration fees apply/not applicable to Pre-Professionals).
Contact BCB for this offer.

~Registration is easy to do, just click on «To Register»!
Essential Info and links:
Financial Policies
Class Uniforms
Class Information
Parking: In residential area. The BCB lot is reserved for staff.

Established in 1974 as a non-profit,
Berkeley City Ballet remains a consistent and enduring part of the city of Berkeley.
Berkeley City Ballet is committed to the mission of bringing cultural enrichment, as well as an awareness and appreciation for the art of dance, to the diverse East Bay.


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